The 13th ASEM Summit takes place online

The 13th ASEM Summit takes place online

Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on November 23 that the country will hold the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) on November 25 and 26 in an online format.

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen. Photo: AFP/VNA

The 13th ASEM Conference will be chaired by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen with the attendance of heads of state or government, as well as high-level representatives from 51 ASEM countries, and the President of the European Council. , President of the European Commission and Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

The 13th ASEM Conference with the theme “Strengthening Multilateralism for Common Growth” will provide a timely opportunity for Asian and European leaders to reaffirm the importance of ASEM cooperation in solving problems. resolve global and regional issues in a mutually beneficial manner, including the Covid-19 pandemic and its socio-economic impacts.

During the two-day meeting, ASEM leaders will discuss ASEM’s role in revitalizing multilateralism for global peace and stability, strengthening the rules-based trading system, and promoting economic development. inclusive and sustainable development and growth, and enhanced connectivity.